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M62 Traffic News
M62 (W)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs
J19 & J18 Bury

M62 (W)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs
J12 & J11 Irlam

M62 (E)

Traffic Congestion
J8 & J9 After Services

M62 (W)

Traffic Congestion
J20 & J19 Rochdale

M62 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs
J18 & J19 Bury

M62 (W)

Traffic Congestion
J32 & J31 Pontefract

M62 (E)

Traffic Congestion
J18 & J19 Bury

M62 Roadworks
M62 (W)

Roadworks
J34 & J33 Pontefract

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J7 Access Saint Helens

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J7 & J8 Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J32 & J31 Featherstone

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J31 & J30 Woodlesford

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J31 & J32 Featherstone

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J30 & J31 Woodlesford

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J19 & J18 Heywood

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J18 & J19 Heywood

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J18 & J19 Bury

M62 (W)

Roadworks
Near Holmfield Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
Near Langham Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J20 & J19 Rochdale

M62 (W)

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J34 & J33 Pontefract

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J27 & J26 Bradford

M62 (E)

Roadworks
Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J31 Exit Wakefield

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J8 & J7 Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J7 Exit Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
Near Langham Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
Near Ferrybridge Roundabout Pontefract

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J7 Access Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J36 & J35 Goole

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J20 & J21 Rochdale

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J8 & J7 Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J38 Access Newport

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J38 & J37 Goole

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J34 & J33 Pontefract

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J26 & J27 Bradford

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J7 Access Saint Helens

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J8 & J7 Saint Helens

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J34 & J35 Selby

M62 (E)

Roadworks
Near Langham Interchange

M62 (E)

Roadworks
J28 & J29 Wakefield

M62 (E)

Roadworks
Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J21 & J20 Rochdale

M62 (E)

Roadworks
Near Langham Interchange

M62 (W)

Roadworks
J34 & J33 Pontefract

M6 (N)

Roadworks
Near Croft Interchange

M6 (S)

Roadworks
Near Croft Interchange

M60 (W)

Roadworks
Clockwise J6 & J8 Sale

M60 (W)

Roadworks
Anti Clockwise J12 & J11

M60 (E)

Roadworks
Clockwise J13 & J15

M60 (E)

Roadworks
Clockwise J15 & J16

M60 (E)

Roadworks
Anti Clockwise J17 & J16

M60 (E)

Roadworks
Anti Clockwise J18 & J17

A627(M) (N)

Roadworks
A663/A627 & A664 Royton

M66 (N)

Roadworks
M60/M62 & J3 Bury

A627(M) (S)

Roadworks
M62 & A664 Royton Royton

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J41 & J40 Ossett

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J40 & J41 Morley

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J41 Exit Wakefield

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J41 Exit Wakefield

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J41 Access Wakefield

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J42 & J41 Robin Hood

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J41 & J42 Robin Hood

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J42 & J43 Wakefield

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J46 & J45 Wakefield

M621 (E)

Roadworks
J1 & J2 Leeds

M621 (W)

Roadworks
J2A & J2 Leeds

Nearby Incidents
M60

Bridge/Barrier Repairs
Link Road From M62 J12 To J12 Anti Clockwise

M60

Bridge/Barrier Repairs
Link Road From M62 J12 To J12 Clockwise

Nearby Roadworks
M60 (E)

Roadworks
Near Worsley Braided Interchange

M60 (E)

Roadworks
Near Worsley Braided Interchange

M61 (S)

Roadworks
Near Worsley Braided Interchange

M18 (N)

Roadworks
J6 & J7 Goole

M18 (N)

Roadworks
J6 & J7 Goole

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J40 & J41 Dewsbury

M1 (N)

Roadworks
J40 & J41 Dewsbury

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J41 Exit Wakefield

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J41 Exit Wakefield

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J42 & J41 Wakefield

M1 (S)

Roadworks
J42 & J41 Wakefield

M1 (N)

Roadworks
Near Lofthouse Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks
Near Lofthouse Interchange

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks
J41 & J42 Pontefract

M1 (N)

Roadworks
At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (N)

Roadworks
At Junction 43 With The M621

M621 (E)

Roadworks
J5 Access Leeds

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  • 30 August 2014 03:10

    Vehicle on Fire - M62 eastbound between J20 and J21 | Eastbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.76m W of Rochdale, Lancashire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J20 and J21, minor delays due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 03:10
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 03:30
    Map location: 53.5934,-2.1331

  • 01 September 2014 16:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M62 eastbound between J7 and J8 | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.06m SE of Saint Helens, Merseyside)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J7 and J8, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 16:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 16:30
    Map location: 53.4117,-2.6962

  • 01 September 2014 17:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M62 eastbound between J7 and J8 | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.06m SE of Saint Helens, Merseyside)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J7 and J8, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 17:40
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 17:50
    Map location: 53.4117,-2.6962

  • 01 September 2014 22:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M62 westbound between J38 and J37 | Westbound | Congestion (4.55m NE of Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire)


    On the M62 motorway westbound between junctions J38 and J36, there were delays of 30 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 22:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 22:10
    Map location: 53.7526,-0.7734

  • 30 August 2014 07:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J20 and J21 | Eastbound | Other Unplanned (1.76m W of Rochdale, Lancashire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J19 and J20, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an incident closing three lanes between junctions J20 and J21. Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:45 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 07:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 08:40
    Map location: 53.5934,-2.1331

  • 30 August 2014 07:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J19 and J20 | Eastbound | Congestion (2.68m NE of Rochdale, Lancashire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J19 and J20, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:45 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 07:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 08:50
    Map location: 53.5838,-2.1849

  • 01 September 2014 18:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J28 and J29 | Eastbound | Congestion (3.41m W of Wakefield, Leeds)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J28 and J31, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 18:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 18:00
    Map location: 53.7334,-1.5448

  • 30 August 2014 01:10

    No Delay - M62 eastbound between J25 and J26 | Eastbound | Accident (2.42m W of Brighouse, West Yorkshire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J25 and J26, minor delays due to an accident closing two lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:45 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 01:10
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 01:40
    Map location: 53.7234,-1.7392

  • 30 August 2014 13:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J26 and J27 | Eastbound | Congestion (3.72m W of Bradford, West Yorkshire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J26 and J27, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:00 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 13:10
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 13:40
    Map location: 53.7419,-1.6919

  • 01 September 2014 09:20

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J8 and J9 after services | Eastbound | Congestion (2.16m SW of Newton-le-Willows, Cheshire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J8 and J10, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 09:20
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 09:30
    Map location: 53.4207,-2.6188

  • 28 August 2014 20:40

    Roadworks - M62 J25 eastbound access | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.28m E of Brighouse, West Yorkshire)


    On the M62 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J25 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 8 pm and 6 am, from 28 August 2014 to 30 August 2014.

    First report: 28 August 2014 20:40
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 09:10
    Map location: 53.6963,-1.7526

  • 26 August 2014 06:20

    Roadworks - M62 westbound between J34 and J33 | Westbound | Roadworks (3.77m E of Pontefract, Wakefield)


    On the M62 motorway westbound between junctions J34 and J33, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 6 am and 8 pm, from 26 August 2014 to 30 August 2014.

    First report: 26 August 2014 06:20
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 03:10
    Map location: 53.6947,-1.2099

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M62
Description
The trans-Pennine link - connecting Liverpool to the A63 between North Cave and Newport, west of Kingston upon Hull. There is a gap in the motorway between Winton and Simister where the road has been reclassified to become the northern part of the M60 Manchester orbital motorway. From its western terminus to J6, the M62 is not a trunk road and is under the jurisdiction of Liverpool City Council.
Counties
Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire
Length
107 mi[1] (172 km) 7 miles (11 km) are part of the M60 motorway 
Existed Since
Constructed 19601976 
Completed
Major junctions 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M62 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.4 FMClassic FM (Ridge Hill)
100.4 FMSmooth FM (Chorley)
101.1 FMClassic FM (Holme Moss)
102.0 FMGalaxy 102 (Manchester)
102.0 FMSpire FM (Camp Hill)
102.4 FM102.4 Wish FM (Wigan)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

Primary Destinations on the M62

M62 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M62, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M62 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M62, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M62 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 130001200017000150001400015000170001000011000190001700012000
SERIOUS 010001000100040002000200020006000100030002000
FATAL 001000100010001000100010001000
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